Transcript from the end of the Oshkosh City Council meeting:
Esslinger: OK now, Dennis the final thing, and I think you are going to like this the most. I talked about a fundraising drive, and there was money left over. So, I’m here to present the rest of the money. So, before I hand this over I do know a guy that has a firetruck that is looking…
(Council laughs – Palmeri & Poeschl on camera)
Esslinger: I just had to get that in there, I’m sorry. So here’s the rest of the fundraising money.
(Hands Envelope to McHugh)
Esslinger:That’s yours, that’s from the fundraising, for you leaving the council, for the ads, um and the portrait there, not the portrait. Um… No, I’m the only one that knows, so… We’ll put that in the city account and then we’ll dole that out to you… (laughter)
McHugh: I really don’t know how many people donated money, I know it has to be a lot, or how much each one donated. But I tell you. I love Oshkosh people.